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Lycoris radiata

Lycoris radiata
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Copyright: Ori Fragman Sapir (fragman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3032 W: 11 N: 2351] (43778)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-10-02
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/36.0, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-01-20 2:45
Viewed: 6014
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I posted several pictures of this amazing flower. This time a close up. Lycoris radiata is an autumnal bulbous plant blooming wihtout leaves. One can find it anywhere in Japan, in roadsides, fields and nature. It is also called spider lily. Belonging to the narcissus plant family - Amaryllidaceae.

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Hi Ori,
Fascinating the long petals of this flower.
I like the close approach made and the plentiful and fine details got.
The black background works great to enhance and stand out all the beauty of the flower.
Good work and thanks for share.
My best regards,

Hola Ori,
Preciosos ejemplar, excelente macro con buena definición y bellos colores. Saludos
José Ramón

A fine capture indeed with high aesthetical merit Ori, TFS it my friend.

Hello Ori
Sharp close-up with stunning colours

Bonjour Ori,
Très belle et intéressante publication.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

Hello Ori,

Very beautiful flowers, and a nice photo of them, good exposure and sharpness.


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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2009-01-21 20:22]

Hello Ori, Good closeup shot of this beautiful colored flower. Nice view. Ganesh

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  • Mana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1772 W: 36 N: 5597] (18598)
  • [2009-02-05 3:31]

Hi Ori,
Another one of your fantastic floral images. Such bright red colours and it contrasts superbly with the black BG. The flash lighting is skillfully done and brings in a kind of glow on the petals. Very beautiful and pleasing.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2009-02-12 0:55]

Hi Ori,
beautiful pattern formed by brightly coloured flowers.
clarity and muted background gives an excellent contrast and beauty.


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